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The Beaver Command

Offer an instant redouble that is a beaver

Syntax: beaver

An instant redouble of an offered double is called a beaver. You can use the redouble command instead. The beaver command can only used for the first instant redouble while redouble can be used for any of several instant redoubles in a row.

In this exchange, player Anna decides to double player Bill, who believes it is to his advantage to redouble:


"I double!"

(cube turned to 2)


"I beaver!!"

(cube turned to 4)


"I raccoon!!!"

(cube turned to 8)


"I otter!!!!"

(cube turned to 16)


"I...   redouble!!!!!"

(cube turned to 32)




(And we wonder why people don't take backgammon seriously...)

See also: otter, raccoon